Afro History Today in Afro History ! Harriet Tubman leads over 100 Union Solders in the Combahee River Raid, which freed over 700 slaves in 1863 ! written by Marc Alexander June 2, 2019 Harriet Tubman, full-length portrait, seated in chair, facing front, probably at her home in Auburn, New York (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Notice published in the Cambridge Democrat (1849), offering a reward for the return of Harriet Tubman and her two brothers (Photo credit: Wikipedia) A map of four key locations in the life of Harriet Tubman (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Harriet Tubman (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Michael Jordan sets NBA record with 63 points in a Playoff game in 1986 ! Harriet Tubman starts working with the Underground Railroad in 1853 !Today in Afro History ! The Democratic Republic of the Congo is renamed Zaire in 1971 ! St. Vincent and the Grenadines gains independence from the United Kingdom in 1979 !Today in Afro History ! The Workers Party of Jamaica is founded by Trevor Munroe in 1978 !Today in Afro History ! The Republic of Botswana gains its independence from the United Kingdom in 1966 !Pilot killed in Hudson River small plane crashToday in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington receives honorary degree from Harvard University in 1896 ! Today in Afro History ! Harriet Tubman leads over 100 Union Solders in the Combahee River Raid, which freed over 700 slaves in 1863 ! was last modified: May 31st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Educator/Activist, Cornel West ! Actor, Dennis Haysbert ! Soccer player, Freddy Adu ! Comedian, Wayne Brady ! Singer, Leela James ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer/Actress, Josephine Baker ! Singer, Curtis Mayfield ! Singer, Denise Williams ! NBA player, Al Horford ! NBA player, Otto Porter ! Dr, Charles R. Drew ! You may also like Police Search For Man Who Escaped Arrest... July 21, 2018 Clay Matthews makes big play in OT,... December 11, 2017 R&B and Hip-hop festival to bring Slovak,... April 8, 2018 SZA review – love galore as hyperactive... January 15, 2018 Cowboys legends can’t stop boos for Goodell April 27, 2018 "Dave," the movie about an accidental president,... July 28, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Talk Show Host/Actress,... January 29, 2019 New respect for hip-hop April 24, 2018 Who Picks Out the Playlists You Hear... April 25, 2018 YouTuber Kvng Guap Is Putting A Younger... April 25, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.